Elders

Office of Elder:


The Leadership at Roosevelt Community Church is made up of Biblical Elders who are recognized as meeting the qualifications as outlined in 1 Timothy 3:1-13 and Titus 1:5-16.
Chuck Staley: Chairman
 
Chuck Staley has lived in the Antelope Valley since he moved here with his family when he was in the second grade. He attended college at UC Santa Barbara where he received a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and six years later he received Master's of Science from California State University, Fresno. He is currently working as an engineer at Edwards Air Force Base. Although Chuck was raised in a Christian home and attended church nearly every week, it wasn't until a few years after college that he committed his life to Christ. He recently finished preaching through Paul's letter to the Ephesians and is currently preaching through Philippians (click here to listen).  He and his wife, Gina, were married in 1988 and have five children.

Gray Creech: Vice Chairman/Secretary
 
Gray Creech has served as a member of Roosevelt Community Church since 1994. During a military career prior to Roosevelt, Gray served in other churches in roles such as Bible study leader and deacon. He is employed at a local NASA center. Gray and his wife Sheryl, a Sunday School teacher and church pianist, have three children

Bryan Murphy: Pastor-Teacher
 
Bryan Murphy is the Pastor/Teacher of Roosevelt Community Church in Lancaster California. This is a ministry position that he has fulfilled since May 2000. He has a Bachelor's degree in Bible from Temple Baptist College, and has three earned degrees from The Master's Seminary including a Master's of Divinity, a Master's of Theology, and a Doctor of Theology in Old Testament studies. He has served as an adjunct faculty member at The Master's College in the Master of Arts in Biblical Counseling program, and currently teaches at The Master's Seminary in the OT department. He has taught both overseas and here in the United States as a preacher, guest lecturer, or conference speaker.  Bryan lives in Lancaster with his wife Katherine and their two children, Liam and Madelyn.